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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
BOSTON INCREASES LEAD
RAIN HINDERS SOX
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
' W.L. ct. . W.L. Pet:
Boston 89 61 .593JN.Y'rk 77 73.51$
Chfcago8664,573Clevl'd 76 74.507
Detroit 85 GQ .563Washn 75 73 .507
StLouis78 73.517Phila.. 33115.223
W.L. Pet: W.L. Pet.
BrTdyn 90 58 .608Chicago 65.86.430
Phila.. 88 57 .607Pittsb'h 65 86 .430
Boston 84 60 .583SLLouis 60 91 .397
N.York 84 62.575Cinc'ti. 57 93.380
American League. Boston 3, New
York 0; Detroit 4, St. Louis 1.
( National League. All games post-
There wijl be big doings. all over
the U. S. today in the football field.
-The majority of the Chicago prep
teams get away today. Here are the
Crane at Oak Park (lights and
heavies), at 2 p. m.
Englewood heavies at Morocco,
! Senn vs. Hyde Park (lights and
heavies) at DePaul-field, 2 p. m.
' . Marshall heavies at Loyola, 2 p. m.
Marshall lights' at Schurz, 10:30
Wendell Phillips vs. Evanston
' High, Northwestern field, 11 a. m. "
Harrison heavies at EasUChicago,
Lake View lights vs. Parker at
68th and Stewart
iTorgan Park vs. Austin at Morgan
Morgan Park academy vs. Alumni
at Morgan Park. v
The first football death of the .sea
son occurred at Waycross, Ga., Fri
day, when Palmer Bosworth, 14, of
Tampa, Fla., had his skull fractured
when tackled by two opposing play-
While rain dripped down on, the
White Sox at Cleveland, the Red Sox
at New York copped another ball
game Friday and added a few per
centage points to their lead over Co-,
miskey's crew. A few days ago Co
miskey was figuring on the rain to
I butt in on Boston at New York.
'Sfunny how fatewworks. Instead of
moisture hindering the progress of
Commy's enemies, it has turned the
tables and stood in the way of his
own men in their fight for leadership
of the American league.
The last hope that is left with the
White Sox crew is in Connie Mack
slipping something over on Carrigan
and grabbing about all of the three
games scheduled at Philadelphia
Boston has but one more game with
the Yankees. Then they wind up
the season at Philly.
The White Hose bunch are up
against a. couple of douhje-headers
with Cleveland. For two days rain
has stood in the way and the wind
up four games of the season must be
played off today and tomorrow. As
things nowstand, if the" White Sox
win all of their four games Boston
must win two to cop tne bunting by
i ne game that Boston took from
New York was a thriller. New York
threatened to run away with every
thing in the eighth Inning. With one
out the bases were loaded' up and
Nunamaker was put in to bat for
Pipp. He lined a hot one headed
straight over the pitcher's pan. Ruth
stuck out a hand, stabbed the ball
and doubled a man at third base for
the final out - ' .
The Detroit, TigdrS copped from'
St. Louis yesterday but, even so,
the Michigan city folks have passed
up hopes of seeing any world's series
games this year. Boston and the Sox